D. Aquino, the lead designer of the freelance studio, graduated in 2005 with a degree of B.S. Architecture at the University of Sto. Tomas, Manila, Philippines. He had his two-year apprenticeship
at WM Arch Studio under the mentorship of Ar. Willyhado T. Mercurio. Kristoffer passed the June 2007 licensure examination conducted by Professional Regulation Board of Architecture. His professional practice started soon after he passed the licensure exam.
Over the years, he has gained talented support, engineering consultants and few builders.
Besides his practice, Kristoffer is a part-time faculty of the College of St.
Benilde Architecture Program (BenArch) and University of Santo Tomas College of Architecture (UST CoA). He is also taking his Masters in International Business at the School of Management and Information Technology of the same college.